Endangered Reptile and Amphibian Species in NH

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Marbled Salamander Characteristics: -3-4.5 inches in length -Dark colored back with light cross bands Habitat: -Damp Wooded Areas -Close to ponds and streams Diet: -Carnivorous -Eat snails, worms, slugs, other salamanders
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Threats: -Vernal Pool Destruction -Destruction of Wooded Areas State Status: Critically Endangered Four Toed Salamander Characteristics: - 2-3.5 inches in length - Brown/ Chestnut back
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- White belly with black spots - All feet have four toes Habitat: Wet woodlands near shallow pools Diet: -Ticks -Worms Threats: -Vernal Pool Destruction -Destruction of Wooded Areas State Status: Vulnerable to extinction
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Jefferson Salamander Characteristics: - 4-7 inches in length - Grey/ Brown body - Blue Dots along Sides Habitat: Woodlands (Deciduous) Diet: -Beetles -Slugs -Worms
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Threats: Logging and road construction during breeding season State Status: Vulnerable to extinction
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Unformatted text preview: Blanding’s Turtle Characteristics: - 7-9 inches in length- Yellow specks on dark shell- Yellow chin Habitat: Wet wooded areas with permanent shallow water and vegetation Diet: Frogs, snails, insects, worms, grass, berries Threats:-Habitat destruction State Status: Endangered Spotted Turtle Characteristics: - 3-5 inches long- Yellow spots covering dark shell- Spots also found on head and legs Habitat: Wetlands with permanent water bodies and vegetation. Diet: Insects, Fish, Snails, Minimal Vegetation Threats:-Habitat loss-Collection by humans State Status: Threatened Wood Turtle Characteristics: - 5-8 inches long- Neck/ Legs are orange- Pyramid Shapes on shell Habitat: Varias habitats with nearby water body Diet: Worms, Snails, Frogs, Insects, Vegetation Threats:-Habitat loss-Collection by humans State Status: Vulnerable to extinction...
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This note was uploaded on 09/13/2011 for the course BIO 1030 taught by Professor Bowl during the Spring '11 term at William & Mary.

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